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  • Kim Wayans Books CBS Drama Pilot ‘Reckless’

    Mar 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *“In Living Color” alumna Kim Wayans has been added to CBS‘ drama pilot “Reckless,” described as a “sultry legal show” set in Charleston, South Carolina, reports Deadline. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke from a script by Dana Stevens, the story centers on Jamie (Georgina Haig), a gorgeous Yankee litigator, and Roy, a Southern City Attorney (Cam […]

  • ‘The Help’ Earns 8 NAACP Image Award Noms

    Jan 19, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Critically-acclaimed drama “The Help” picked up eight nominations today for the 2012 NAACP Image Awards. The film starring Viola Davis and Golden Globe winner Octavia Spencer will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee “Pariah,” Eddie Murphy’s comedy “Tower Heist,” “Jumping The Broom” and “The First Grader.” “The Help” stars Viola Davis and Emma […]

  • New Film ‘Pariah’ Confronts Lesbianism Head On

    Dec 27, 11 by Dizzy 3 Comments

    *Once you see the Focus Features film “Pariah,” it will haunt you long after the credits roll. The film, opening today, 12-28-11,  is breathtaking, riveting, and thought-provoking—a tour de force achievement for first time director Dee Rees, who has written a semi-autobiographical tale about a young teen named Alike who is quietly but firmly coming […]

  • Kim Wayans Shares Her Struggle to Transition from Comedy to Drama

    Dec 11, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Without a doubt, Kim Wayans is one of the funniest actresses and comics out there. And even at 50, she’s still throwing heads back in laughter. For over 25 years, she’s played her part in the film industry and contributed to the growth of black comedy. Recently she took on a new role in controversial […]

  • Exclusive: Kim Coles Previews Her Episode of ‘Life After’

    Nov 22, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *While Kim Coles was rising to stardom as one of the four leading ladies of Fox’s “Living Single,” her weight was secretly becoming a problem for executives at the network. At one point, they told her that the writers would have to incorporate her extra pounds into the story line  if it kept scooching up. […]

  • Video: ‘Pariah’ Filmmaker Dee Rees Signs with UTA

    Mar 25, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Major talent firm UTA has swooped up writer-director Dee Rees, whose debut film “Pariah” had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Focus Features picked up worldwide rights to Rees’ teen drama, which had screened opening night of the festival. Based on an award-winning short Rees screened at Sundance three years earlier, […]